Perth Writers Festival 2017 – Big Bold Ideas

A review of this year’s Perth Writers Festival by Jess G Big Bold Ideas was the theme of this year‰Ûªs Perth Writers Festival, held from February 23rd– 26th as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. Packed full of passionate and courageous writers covering a multitude of political topics, the cornerstone of the festival was…

Local Literary Spotlight: Perth Writers Festival

Hi all, As you all probably know, the Perth Writers Festival is next week, running from the 24th of February through to the 26th. There will be stalls, workshops, lectures and panels with guest authors – local, national and international including the fabulous and hilarious Marieke Hardy, Germaine Greer, Thomas Keneally…a whole host of writers…

Adelaide Format Festival: Academy of Words 2011

Hey guys, Chris here. So you might have noticed with the last blog post that Underground was invited over to Adelaide for the Format Festival Academy of Words. Pretty big deal for a small street ‘zine! So it was that I flew over to Adelaide two weeks ago (so I’m a little late posting the…

NaNoWriMo is over!

Well, if there are any budding writers out there that took part in the madness known as National Novel Writing Month this November, my hat is off to you! Four out of our five editors gave it a crack this year, with three of them pulling through at the end with one finished novel on…